metal. i don't know, too dark, too hot, kind of get it off me and get out of there. >> reporter: a total of seven firefighters from riverdale fire department responded to friday night's -- blaze. four of them were injured. >> 19-year-old michael mcclary was another of the injured firefighters. still clearly shaken by the events of friday night. >> it was very hot in there. >> reporter: he would only briefly describe the circumstances that led to serious burns on his hands and three cracked ribs. >> when we were inside, it fell down on me and crushed my chest. >> reporter: despite his injuries, he is looking forward to being an active firefighter again. >> i have always wanted to be one and i'm going to stick with it. >> reporter: michael naples echoed that feeling, saying he, too, wanted to be a firefighter from an early age and there is no reason to stop now.